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Getting Past Google: Perspectives on Information Literacy from the Millennial Mind
January 1, 2006

Many students may have only limited knowledge about how to effectively evaluate online resources and use them appropriately. This student perspective on information literacy uses anecdotes, perso…

Students Don't Know Much Beyond Google
January 1, 2006

"Of 10,000 high school and college students asked to evaluate a set of Web sites last fall, nearly half could not correctly judge which was the most objective, reliable and timely, according t…

7 Things You Should Know About Facebook
September 15, 2006

Information literacy—the ability to negotiate the opportunities and risks of the Internet age—is increasingly important. Facebook, a leading social networking site, highlights the i…

Ensuring the Net Generation Is Net Savvy
January 1, 2006

Net Gen students may know the Internet, but they are not necessarily "net savvy." Exposed to huge quantities and multiple formats of information online, they are constantly challenged t…

Visual Literacy: An Institutional Imperative
January 1, 2006

© 2006 Susan E. Metros and Kristina Woolsey EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 3 (May/June 2006): 80–81. Susan E. Metros and Kristina Woolsey Susan E. Metros is Professor …

Connecting the Digital Dots: Literacy of the 21st Century
January 1, 2006

Viewpoint Connecting the Digital Dots: Literacy of the 21st Century Literacy today depends on understanding the multiple media that make up our high-tech reality and developing the skills t…

The Sea Change Before Us
January 1, 2006

© 2006 Larry Johnson. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 License ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/…

The Myth About Student Competency
January 1, 2006

© 2006 Diana G. Oblinger and Brian L. Hawkins EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 2 (March/April 2006): 12–13. Diana G. Oblinger and Brian L. Hawkins Diana G. Oblinger is V…

KWIC and Dirty? Human Cognition and the Claims of Full-Text Searching
January 1, 2006

Over the last several years, full-text searching of large text corpora has placed an extraordinarily powerful tool in the hands of humanities students and scholars. Use of these corpora is now ente…

The IT Leader as Alchemist: Finding the True Gold
January 1, 2006

© 2006 Ron Bleed EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 1 (January/February 2006): 32–43. Ron Bleed, recently retired Vice Chancellor for Information Technologies for the Maricopa Comm…